in an affable manner

`Come and visit me,' he said amiably

Syn: ↑affably, ↑amiably
Derived from adjective: ↑genial, ↑amiable (for: ↑amiably), ↑affable (for: ↑affably)

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  • Genially — Gen ial*ly, adv. 1. By genius or nature; naturally. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Some men are genially disposed to some opinions. Glanvill. [1913 Webster] 2. Gayly; cheerfully. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genially — genial ► ADJECTIVE 1) friendly and cheerful. 2) literary (of weather) pleasantly mild and warm. DERIVATIVES geniality noun genially adverb. ORIGIN Latin genialis nuptial, productive , from genius (see GENIUS(Cf. ↑genius …   English terms dictionary

  • genially — adverb see genial I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • genially — See geniality. * * * …   Universalium

  • genially — adverb In a genial manner …   Wiktionary

  • genially — adv. sociably, in a friendly manner, pleasantly; cheerfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • genially — ge·nial·ly …   English syllables

  • genially — See: genial …   English dictionary

  • genial — [[t]ʤi͟ːniəl[/t]] ADJ GRADED (approval) Someone who is genial is kind and friendly. Bob was always genial and welcoming... He was a warm hearted friend and genial host. Syn: amiable Derived words: genially ADV GRADED If you don t mind, Mrs.… …   English dictionary

  • affably — adverb in an affable manner (Freq. 1) Come and visit me, he said amiably • Syn: ↑amiably, ↑genially • Derived from adjective: ↑genial (for: ↑genially), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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